Norman Has a Rough Start

The moment he realized his mistake, it was already too late. The banana was in the garbage can, its peel still in his hand. He considered whether the 5-second rule applied to food in the trash, but he could see the white flesh of the fruit was already speckled with coffee grounds. His stomach growled. That has been his last banana. So much for breakfast.

Norman is a creative commons character in a communal universe where everyone can contribute to his story. Norman is a mild-mannered, middle-aged divorced bachelor. He lives alone with his cat Norman. Norman-the-man has an unexciting desk-job and fancies Lisa, his coworker. All the other details of Norman’s life are created in snippets by writers on Reddit.